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Malala Yousafzai

Famous People

High Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students read about Malala, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize recipient. Students learn how Malala became a target and victim of the Taliban. This lesson includes a vocabulary review task and a discussion activity.

This lesson uses graphic imagery. Teacher discretion is advised.

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Focus

topic-based
academic
4-skills
biography
Nobel Peace Prize
human rights

Vocabulary

advocate
found
condemn
pseudonym
outspoken
deteriorate
coma
rehabilitation
memoir
recipient
A spinning paper plane
A spinning paper plane